Newton Investment Management (Newton), part of BNY Mellon Investment Management, has today announced the appointment of Judy Marlinski, an independent non-executive board member, as the new chair of Newton Investment Management Limited (UK board) and Newton Investment Management North America, LLC (US board), effective 4 November 2022. Judy has served as an independent non-executive board member of the UK and US boards since July 2022. Judy succeeds Susan Noble as chair of the UK board, who is stepping down after serving eight years as a board member and five years as its chair.
Judy’s appointment as chair for Newton’s UK and US boards supports the expansion of Newton’s US business following the integration of Mellon’s equity and multi asset capabilities in September 2021. Judy will help to ensure coordination across Newton UK and Newton US in the setting and implementing of Newton’s strategy.
Judy has 35 years of experience in financial services, having held the CEO, President and COO positions within the investment management and wealth management industries of Fidelity Investments, including as President and CEO of Fidelity Investments Japan from 2011 to 2016 and President of Fidelity Institutional Asset Management from 2017 to 2020. During her tenure with Fidelity Investments, she was a director for several regulatory boards across the firm’s businesses. She was also named one of the “25 Most Influential Women in Asset Management” by Asian Investor Magazine, 2014.
Euan Munro, CEO of Newton, commented: “We’re delighted that Judy has been appointed chair of the Newton Investment Management Limited and Newton Investment Management North America, LLC boards. She brings a tremendous amount of global experience and pedigree to this role which will be invaluable as we continue to meet the needs of our clients through an expanded global platform.”
“A big thank you to Susan for her eight years of service as a board member. Her counsel and leadership have made a significant contribution in shaping Newton’s growth, and we wish her all the best for the next stage of her career.”